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Assistant Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program

University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg South, MS
Closing date
Apr 4, 2024

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Doctors, Anesthesia, Nursing, General Nursing
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Assistant Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor, Nurse Anesthesia Program.

Position Details Location Hattiesburg

118 College Drive

Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001

United States Division Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice Position Type Faculty Employment Status Full Time Posting Close Date open until filled

Job Summary

The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position as an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, School of Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice. Qualified applicants with teaching/practice experience as a board-certified Nurse Anesthetist are welcome to apply.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Develop and teach graduate courses and potentially upper-level undergraduate courses.
* Contribute broadly to our thriving graduate and undergraduate nursing programs.
* Mentor/advise nurse anesthesia students.
* Supervise nurse anesthesia students in the clinical setting.
* Develop and maintain syllabi, lesson plans, and more for each course taught.
* Maintain the standards of The University of Southern Mississippi.
* Possess a passion to educate anesthesia students.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate(s) will possess a master's degree in nursing (MSN) and a doctoral degree. Applicants must have 3 years' clinical experience as a certified registered nurse anesthetist. Candidates must hold an unencumbered license to practice nursing and advanced practice standing in the State of Mississippi, meet all requirements of the affiliated clinical agencies, and satisfy a criminal background check. Current ACLS, PALS, and BLS certification. Salary and appointment to Assistant Professor will be commensurate with qualifications and experience appropriate for that rank.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

* Utilizes personal computer, computer software (PeopleSoft, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point), photocopy machine, fax machine, and telephone. Also uses standard office equipment such as stapler, staple remover, and scissors.
* Skill in computer keyboard use. Knowledge of or willingness to learn Canvas, Medatrax, and other related educational platforms. Basic knowledge and skill of maneuvering within Windows-based software applications such as Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Basic knowledge and skill on Internet browsers to access web sites. Basic knowledge and skill of using email to send and receive correspondence. Proficiency in using search engines and web-based applications for research. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access for reports and documents. Knowledge and skill in incorporating software tools and equipment into office procedures.
* Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organizations.
* Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and draw and interpret bar graphs.
* Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference for applicants with a minimum of 2 - 3 years of experience in didactic nurse anesthesia education.

About The University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 146 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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